Grove City Top Rated Flat Fee Real Estate Broker
You’ve worked hard on increasing the equity in your home over time, so why give more of it away than you have to when you sell it?
With our unique flat-fee listing model you get to have all of the positives of working with a full-service broker, while saving the $1000’s that you benefit from when you choose a flat-fee broker.
Simply move the slider along to the level that closely matches your home value to see how much you could save when you choose to list your home with me…
*Note: savings compared to a 3% listing commission for comparison.
We Are Not Just About Saving You Money, But We Also Want To EXCEED All Your Expectations!
There is a minimum expectation that all sellers should have when they hire a broker to list their home, however at LISTED Realty we believe that we should ALWAYS offer our MAXIMUM effort for every home-seller that we work with. There is no cutting corners with what we do, no matter the value of a house. Our major goal is to sell every property that is trusted to us as rapidly as possible, for the best price possible – and doing it all while saving our clients money.
How do we do that? We simply use the latest real estate technology to get as many eyes on our customers homes as possible – and then, to save you money, our commission isn’t charged as a percentage of your home’s sales price, but instead you simply pay us a low flat-fee for the work that we do. Over the years we have saved our customers tens of thousands of dollars in listing commissions by using this model, and we want to do the same for you too!
Why I Chose Listed Realty
When I became a licensed real estate agent I preferred to join a brokerage that had progressive ideas. Coming from a real estate photography and videography background, I was approached by a many larger brokerages who wanted me to join their companies. I did go and speak with a number of them, and as good as they all sounded, the something that struck me was that all of them were was saying the same thing (but using different words). Each broker that I spoke to said they were different from their competitors but no one could explain anything specific that made them different , other than their name, or that they were part of a large franchise or they were a small independent boutique agency (both of which have pros and cons). When it related to the services that were on offer to their customers, there really was no recognizable difference.
Prior to joining LISTED Realty, I worked for a couple of other brokers, but I can’t say that I was ever completely happy because I was always the small fish in very large ponds struggling to be noticed among the bigger fish who had been there a lot longer. I I have been with LISTED Realty for a little over a year now and have sold a number of homes for my clients, literally saving them thousands of dollars each time. The satisfaction that I get when I sell a home and show my clients how much money they have saved in commissions is immeasurable, and something I plan on continuing to do for a long time. Callum Gardner Realtor® Tel: (239) 223-8224
Check Out Some of the Great Homes we have sold…and the Savings Our Customers Have Achieved!
* when compared to paying a 3% listing fee
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A Few Kind Words From My Clients
Callum and his dad made the process of selling my house so much easier with their expertise, from the professional pictures to the listing on all the websites. I have recommended them to friends that are thinking about selling their home and I personally would definitely use them again.
Callum was great at guiding us through the process and marketing our home...he was able to sell it fast fast fast! He kept us informed during the closing process and went above and beyond making sure everything was in order and that the buyers could enjoy their new home.
Listing my home for sale with Callum Gardner was a great experience. My home was under contract in less than 48 hours! Callum was professional, friendly and an excellent communicator. Thank you Callum for the successful sale of my home. - Yessenia
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More About Grove City
Grove City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,804 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Percentage Fee Broker v Flat-Fee Broker
When selling a house, it’s important to know the various ways that you can save money on your commission. For example, some agents charge flat charges, while others need sellers to pay them a percentage commissions based off of how much they sell their home for. So which is the much better option for you?
What Does A Seller’s Agent Do To Earn Their Commission?
There are lots of reasons that working with an agent might be a better choice than attempting to handle the sale of your house yourself. Representatives have gain access to and insight into what it takes to successfully market a house. When it comes to setting the sales price of your house it’s important to price it properly if you wish to lower the number of days that it remains unsold. Representatives use what is called a comparative market analysis (CMA) utilizes different types of local information to find out different costs that your house might cost, depending upon whether you are looking for a quick sale, or are prepared to wait it out in order get top dollar. In addition, when setting rates on their own, property owners tend to utilize psychological information which truly has no bearing on what a house purchaser is willing to pay, or what a mortgage organization is willing to provide on such a house. Realty agents understand this and rate the homes appropriately.
The second reason you should think about dealing with a real estate agent is due to the fact that they will work out the sale on your behalf. Settlement can be made complex, and it’s crucial that you have someone who has experience in these types of negotiations on your side. It’s highly most likely that a lot of purchasers will be working with an experience agent (given that there is no charge for them to have this advantage), and a great agent is going to make use of every weakness that you may have when it concerns negotiating in order to get a better deal for their customer.
Third, agents bring Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance. The complexities of a property transaction and the exacting information can be a breeding place for errors. These are typically small or unintended however still liable to trigger legal procedures if the purchaser is not pleased with any problem found after the sale of the house has actually been completed. E&O Insurance secures versus any prospective liability from mistakes committed on your behalf during the sales process and if they happen to be major then E&O Insurance will cover the legal expenses.
What Is An Agents Cost When It Comes To Selling A Home?
Excellent representatives know how to successfully market a home in all sort of market conditions. The truth is technology is making the online house offering procedure a lot easier and far more efficient. Innovation permits agents to note a home in less time, with less manual labor needed on their part. For a lot of agents this has been not shown in the quantity that they charge their sellers for listing their houses. Nevertheless, flat-fee brokers do acknowledge this by charging a lower quantity than would be paid when compared to be charged 2-3% of a house’s sales price as commission.
Regardless of whether a commission is being charged as a percentage or a flat-fee, the very same amount of effort ought to be made to market a home so that it sells rapidly and at the best cost possible. In an ideal world this would be a truth, but sadly it doesn’t appear to be the case. If you speak with 5 different representatives concerning the sales of your house, you will most likely get 5 different explanations on exactly what they will do to assist you get your home sold. Some representatives do as little as taking the photos of the house, in addition to the details of the house, and put them onto the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database, and just wait on purchasing agents to bring potential buyers to view the home. It worsens when some representatives choose to bypass the expenses of expert photography to guarantee the house is presented in addition to possible online, and will take photographs with their mobile phones and use those. So their expenses would be minimal.
Then you have the more expert agents who will invest their own cash (or their brokers’ money) to not only have expert photos, however also video, 3D virtual tours, in addition to newspaper and online marketing (i.e. they are in fact making an effort to attempt and find a buyer in addition to offering a home). With these agents the costs for marketing a home will be hundreds, and depending on the location, maybe even thousands of dollars. So the decision on exactly just how much an agent wants to invest in marketing dollars actually will depend upon the potential return on their financial investment when the house ultimately offers. Therefore, an agent who is going to make 3% commission, is probably more likely to spend more money than an agent who is only going to earn 2%.
So with this being said, you might ask with that reasoning, won’t a percentage based representative invest more cash on marketing than a flat-fee commissioned representative? A great deal of time that is likely to be the case, and you will find flat-fee brokers out there who will freely advertise that they do nothing more than add your residential or commercial property details and photographs that you need to offer into the MLS. Then you have full-service flat-fee brokers like LISTED Realty in Fort Myers who offer the specific very same services that you would get out of a percentage based broker. As an agent with LISTED Realty, I supply expert photography, professional videography, a 3D virtual trip and online marketing for all of my listings despite just how much your house is going to be sold for, because I believe it’s my task to do whatever in my power to assist get a home offered rapidly and effectively. How much commission I earn would not be a driving factor for my marketing efforts.
So, Which Is The Best Option– A Percentage Based Broker Or A Flat-Fee Broker?
Plainly any house seller, when they pick an agent to help them offer their homes is performance and value. There is no point in cutting the amount that you will pay in commission if you choose a representative who can’t sell your home and it sits on the marketplaces for months and months, and you find yourself continuing to pay a home loans, insurance coverages, taxes, and so on, which work out to be more than the additional commission you would have paid to a much more effective representative who could sell your house quicker. Ideally, you would have the very best of both worlds, where you can have the complete suite of sales, marketing and support services of your representative and their broker, however paying as little in representatives’ commission as you can.
When you speak with possible representatives that you may wish to deal with, don’t only ask for specifics on how they’re going to market the home for you, and what extra administrative assistance is being offered, also inquire for something called a Seller’s Net Sheet, which offers a total breakdown of all the costs related to selling a specific home to determine how much the seller can expect to bank once their home has actually been sold. A Seller’s Net Sheet will include all of the agents’ commissions among the other expenses.
As soon as you have all of the information above, then you must have the ability to make an informed decision on which option is best for you.
If you are thinking of selling your home in Grove City or any of the surrounding areas and would like to know more about the flat-fee, full broker service from LISTED Realty please call me at (239) 223-8224 and let’s schedule an appointment to talk.